UCLA Psychology Study finds Resonance with Buddhist Teachings

Putting Feelings Into Words Produces Therapeutic Effects in the Brain; UCLA Neuroimaging Study Supports Ancient Buddhist Teachings

“Why does putting our feelings into words — talking with a therapist or friend, writing in a journal — help us to feel better? A new brain imaging study by UCLA psychologists reveals why verbalizing our feelings makes our sadness, anger and pain less intense.

Thanks to my MBSR Instructor Adrienne Beattie, LMFT for sending her students this article.

UCLA study link.

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